According to the 7/3/00 Plastic News, Sen. Wes Chesbro effectively conceded defeat in his
efforts in SB 1110 to expand California's 25% recycled content law for plastic bottle.
Presently the law provides an exemption, that the bill would have largely removed, for
food and cosmetic containers. Because of California's size, its standards are effectively
a national standard for national brands' packages.
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